[Pkg-exim4-users] What does exim4 need after the network connection changes?

Marc Haber mh+pkg-exim4-users at zugschlus.de
Wed May 30 19:47:40 UTC 2007

On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 06:50:08PM +0200, Frank K?ster wrote:
> I use my laptop with two different mail setups, depending on the network
> I'm in.  To achieve this, I change the target of the symlink
> /etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf, and call "/etc/init.d/exim4 restart"
> afterwards.  
> This usesd to work fine in sarge, but now in etch, it seems that this is
> not enough to make exim play nicely.

It should. I am not aware of any changes between sarge and etch that
deliberately break this behavior. And in fact, my notebook changes
network all the time, and exim behaves just fine.

>   The problem is that sending mail (from gnus) takes very long after
>   the network switch (and up to the next reboot).  I tried to quit
>   gnus and emacs to make sure that the problem is not on the side of
>   the MUA, and it persisted.

Please try delivering a message by piping it to exim -d and see what
takes so long.


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